Research Bench Lab

Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center (GSPMC)

Research

Our diverse team believes that innovation is the key to advancement of understanding, diagnosing, preventing, and treating disease with better outcomes than ever thought possible. Our faculty members have authored hundreds of articles, sit on national and international committees in their areas of expertise, and present locally, nationally, and globally each year. Explore our ongoing research efforts.
Physician researchers collaborating

Programmatic areas of research

  • Precision Medicine
  • Genetics and Genomics
     - Cancer
     - Complex disease (cardiovascular, renal)
     - Immunogenetics
     - Diabetes
     - Obesity
     - Transplantation
     - Metabolic function
  • Epigenetics
  • Physiological Genomics
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Metabolomics
  • Microbiome/genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Gene editing technologies
  • Mutation detection technologies
  • Sequencing, genotyping, expression profiling, biomarker development
  • Genetic Counseling

Additional Research Labs and Services

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Precision Medicine Discovery and Innovation Laboratory ("Disco" Lab)

Led by GSPMC Director and Professor Raul Urrutia, MD, the “Disco Lab” facilitates Team Science-Based Research Collaborations in the areas of genomics, epigenomics, and Precision Medicine. Collaborators throughout MCW and the world are partnered with a team of bioinformaticians with the broad expertise required for integrated and cutting-edge analyses and technologies. 

  • Multi-Omics data integration for an array of high-throughput NGS technologies
  • Batch and Confounder effect assessment & adjustment
  • Knowledge-based modeling
  • Gene network and pathway analysis
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Customized analytic development needed for collaborative science

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Bioinformatics Services & Sciences
The PML is a CAP/CLIA Certified National Reference Laboratory Delivering State- of-the-Art Diagnostics and Research Services. Within the PML’s expansive research and clinical research portfolio, its Bioinformatics & Data Analytics Unit supports investigators and clinicians in utilization of the latest Data and Analytic Tools to Generate New Knowledge. 
  • Sequencing Performance & Mapping Statistics
  • Multi-component QA/QC, appropriate for each NGS technology
  • Visualization of sample relationships across your cohort(s)
  • SNV, INDEL, and Copy Number Variant (CNV) Analyses
  • Differentially Expressed Genes (DEGs)
  • Epigenetic Profiling (RRBS, ATAC-Seq, ChIP-Seq)
  • Interactive web-based reporting
  • Customized analytic development for collaborative science within the Precision Medicine Discovery and Innovation Laboratory (above)
Rat Research and Model Service Center
Rat ordering information for research.

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Transgenic Core Facility
The Transgenic Core is involved in the production and maintenance of transgenic mouse strains.

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Contact Us

Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center (GSPMC)
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-4887
(414) 955-6516 (fax)
gspmcinfo@mcw.edu

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